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Hieracium megacephalon

Hieracium megacephalon Nash

Coastal Plain Hawkweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Hieracium argyraeum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Flower: Ligulate (strap-shaped) florets.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Peak bloom period is April - May.



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hieracium megacephalon in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hieracium megacephalon in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hieracium megacephalon


Record Modified: 2019-03-29
Research By: CBR

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